Pediatric Right Bundle Branch Block Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 26, 2018
  • Author: Glenn T Wetzel, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Syamasundar Rao Patnana, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the pathophysiology of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the embryology of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the anatomy of the AV junction relevant to pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the electrophysiology of cardiac conduction relevant to pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the normal cardiac conduction relevant to pediatric right bundle branch block?

What are the types of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the natural history of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the role of genetics in the etiology of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What are the risk factors for pediatric right bundle branch block?

Which syndromes are associated with pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the prevalence of pediatric right bundle branch block in the US?

What is the prognosis of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the morbidity and mortality associated with pediatric right bundle branch block?

What are the possible complications of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is included in patient education about pediatric right bundle branch block?

Presentation

What is the focus of the clinical history for pediatric right bundle branch block?

Which physical findings are characteristic of pediatric right bundle branch block?

DDX

Which specialist consultation is beneficial in the diagnosis of pediatric right bundle branch block?

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of pediatric right bundle branch block?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the role of ECG in the diagnosis of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the role of Holter monitor in the diagnosis of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of pediatric right bundle branch block?

What is the role of catheterization and electrophysiologic testing in the diagnosis of pediatric right bundle branch block?

Treatment

How is pediatric right bundle branch block treated?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial for patients with pediatric right bundle branch block?